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Magdalen Wencl

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Date: Wed., March 8, 2017

Time: 5 to 8 P.M.

Location: Worlein
Blooming Prairie Funeral Home
Blooming Prairie, Minnesota



Date: Thurs., March 9, 2017

Time: 11:00 A.M.

St. Columbanus Catholic Church
Blooming Prairie , Minnesota


St. Columbanus ChurchCemetery
Blooming Prairie, Minnesota


Magdalen A. Wencl, age 89 of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota.  Magdalen Anne was born on February 5, 1928 in Clinton Falls Township, Steele County, Minnesota to Walter and Mathilda (Schleret) Fisher.  She graduated with the class of 1946 from Owatonna High School, and went on later to earn her Licensed Practical Nurses degree.  Mag was united in marriage to Raymond Wencl on June 23, 1949 at St. Joseph Parish in Owatonna, and made their home in Blooming Prairie.  She was a longtime member of St. Columbanus Catholic Church in Blooming Prairie and its Winona Council of Catholic Women.  Mag was also active in the VFW Auxiliary Post #878, and the Blooming Prairie Senior Citizens Center.  She is survived by her daughter Karen (Daniel) Stanley of Prior Lake, MN; five sons Donald Wencl of Hopkins, Steven Wencl of Blooming Prairie, James (Laurie) Wencl of Forest City, IA, Brian (Christine) Wencl of Blooming Prairie, and David Wencl of Mankato; seven grandchildren Michael (Sarah Lay) Wencl, Gregory (Heather) Wencl, Katie (Hernán Llerena) Wencl, Samuel (Katie) Wencl, Douglas Wencl, Travis (Emma) Stanley, and Kristin Stanley; great-grandson Bennett Wencl; many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Wencl on January 15, 1976; son Daniel Wencl; sister Dorothy Zinda; parents Walter and Mathilda Fisher.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at St. Columbanus Catholic Church in Blooming Prairie with Father Thomas Niehaus officiating.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5 to 8 P.M. at Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home, and will continue on Thursday morning for one hour prior to Mass at church.  Memorials in Magdalen’s memory may be directed to the Prairie Manor Care Center, or St. Columbanus Catholic Church.  Interment will be in the St. Columbanus Church Cemetery.  Services pre-arranged and performed by Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home of Blooming Prairie.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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